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Presented by the International Sculpture Center. Partners & Sponsors: Arts Council of Lake Oswego, Art Research Enterprises, Art Work Fine Art Services, Inc., Bullseye Glass Company, Ed Carpenter, Eichinger Sculpture Studio, Form 3D, Gizmo Art Production Inc., Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, King School Museum of Contemporary Art, Leland Iron Works, Littman and White Galleries, Michael Curry Design, Mudshark Studios, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Pacific Northwest Sculptors, Portland Art Dealers Association, Portland Art Museum, Portland Community College, Portland Open Studios, Portland State University, Profile Laser LLC, Reed College, Regional Arts & Culture Council, and Savoy Studios. This program is made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Hotel Information

Hotel Info

Above: Double Room Hilton Portland Downtown. Courtesy of Hilton Portland Downtown.

Hilton Portland Downtown Exterior Shot. Courtesy of Hilton Portland Downtown.
The The Hilton Portland Downtown is the official conference hotel for the 29th International Sculpture Conference. The Hilton Portland Downtown boasts comfortable, spacious accommodations, several delicious on-site dining options, and state-of-the-art fitness center all of which will make for a fantastic stay! Ideally located in Downtown, the Hilton is in close proximity to many of Portland’s top attractions including; The Portland Art Museum, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland Saturday Market, Portland State University, and Pacific Northwest College of Art.

The Market at the Hilton Portland Downtown offers to-go items for breakfast and lunch. Items featured are: sandwiches, salads, and unique snacks from local candy makers and chocolatiers. The hotel also features HopCity Tavern, an American gastro pub that supports over 16 local farmers and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additional hotel dining options can be found here.

For hotel directions, click here.

Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204 USA

Hilton Portland Downtown Lobby. Courtesy of Hilton Portland Downtown.

Guest amenities include:
  • Automated Teller (ATM)
  • Baggage Storage
  • Bar Area
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Concierge Desk
  • Digital Key Available
  • Disability Services
  • Electric Service
  • Fitness Room
  • Guest Activity/Recreation Desk
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Lounge
  • Luggage Hold
  • Multi-Lingual Staff
  • Pets Welcome
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Sight Seeing Tours
  • Snack Shop
Self-Parking: Not available
Valet parking, fee: $52 USD daily


Travel Discounts

Above: Portland's Newest Bridge, Tilikum Crossings. Courtesy of Travel Portland.

United Airlines

We have partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts to our event. To receive up to 10% off, please visit and enter the Z code/Agreement code ZGEH433007 in the Offer Code box.

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Mon – Fri 8am – 10pm ET and Sat/Sun 8am – 6pm ET. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations.

Please note that flights must be booked between October 9, 2019 and October 18, 2019 in order to receive the discount. Discount level (2% – 10%) applicable based on 1st letter of published tariff fare purchased.

When making reservations through a travel agency, please provide them with the Meeting Z code ZGEH, Agreement code 433007, and valid travel dates. Please have the travel agency email United Meetings Administration at for information on the correct account code to use.

Hertz car rentalHertz

Advance reservations are recommended, as cars are subject to availability. Rates are based on roundtrip rentals and are guaranteed from one week prior through one week after the meeting dates. Rates are available from all Portland area locations for rental start dates October 5-October 22, 2019. At checkout, enter the Convention Number (CV) 04X00004 under "Discount Code" to receive the special ISC discount.

For information on discounted rates click here.

TriMet Bus- Public Transportation

The TriMet bus system offers low fares starting at $2.50, friendly drivers and full wheelchair accessibility. Most buses are now equipped with bike racks, making mass transit more user-friendly for the cycling set. Click here for more information.

MAX Light Rail- Public Transportation
If you are looking for a less expensive and easy method of getting to downtown Portland, MAX light rail offers service to and from the airport, with 97 stations and 60 miles of track connecting the city, and region. Click here for more information.

We have partnered with Uber this year to ensure you get around in style! If you haven't heard of Uber yet, it's a technology platform. Uber's smartphone apps connect driver-partners and riders. With a few taps of a button, you can request a ride with a driver-partner. What this means is convenient, reliable, and quality transportation in Portland is available at your fingertips.

How to Sign up for Uber:
  1. Download the Uber app from the App Store or Google Play
  2. Sign up for an Uber account here.

UberOnce you've downloaded the Uber app and set up your account, you can request a ride with two quick taps:
  1. Open your app and enter your destination in the "Where to?" field
  2. Swipe up to see all vehicle options available in your area.
  3. You may be asked to confirm your pickup location. If so, move the pin on the map, or select from a list of locations. Tap "Confirm Pickup" to send your request to eligible drivers in the area.
  4. On the next screen, tap "Request" and we'll find you the nearest available driver. Once a driver accepts your request, you'll see their location and estimated time of arrival on the map.

If you'd like tips on how to use Uber, check out this FAQ page.

Taxi Service
Cabs to and from the airport average around $35 one way before gratuity. Radio Cab offers a discount with coupons available on their website. The one-way trip takes 20-40 minutes. You can find taxis waiting in the center section of the airport terminal’s lower roadway outside of baggage claim. For a list of taxicab companies, click here.

For more information on how to get around Portland, click here.



Download and print one of these area-specific maps to help you plan your visit.

Central City Map

Northwest and Washington Park

Overview of the Greater Portland Area

Oregon Mileage Map

Partners and Sponsors:

 Portland Art Museum       Portland State        Pacific Northwest College of Art    


   Portland open studios         RACC    Pacific Northwest Sculptors      



New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Discover Jersey ArtsNational Endowment for the Arts

Please indicate if you require any accessibility accommodations by contacting the events department at 609.689.1051 x302 or The International Sculpture Center is committed to ensuring that all events are accessible to all of our patrons.


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